A diet supplemented with soy protein may be an effective adjunct therapy for inflammatory bowel diseases, Penn State researchers reported after completing a study that included mice and cultured human colon cells.
At their spring meeting this week, the presidents and chancellors of the member universities of the Association of American Universities, including Penn State President Eric Barron, strongly endorsed a statement opposing cuts to federal research partnership funding.
Penn State faculty member Elizabeth Hughes and a colleague are collaborating with professors at African universities to identify the special education professional development needs of teachers in four African nations.
Every Thursday for the past six weeks, Dan Jackson, instructor in astronomy , physics and mathematics at Penn State Lehigh Valley, has been running a LEGO Robotics after-school program at Roosevelt Elementary School in the Allentown School District.
A group of Penn State architecture students competed in CANstruction State College, a design-build challenge and charity art exhibition benefiting the State College Food Bank. Members of the American Institute of Architecture Students comprised one of six design teams that built structures out of cans of food on April 20 at the Nittany Mall in State College.
Health Policy and Administration student Matthew Roda, and his company, developed the “Edge,” which is comprised of six panels of LED touch screens that can test for brain injury by measuring reaction time, hand-eye coordination, and converting those responses into standardized data.
When 30,000 candidates applied for a coveted management training program at L'Oréal, the Fortune 500 cosmetics company, only 60 would be selected. One of the 60 was David Hung Yang, a 2015 Penn State Harrisburg graduate with degrees in management and marketing.
Djuradj Stakic, professor of human development and family studies at Penn State Brandywine, once fled Serbia to escape governmental oppression. Now, he’s returning to Serbia to work on juvenile justice with scholars in Belgrade.
David Titley, professor of international affairs and of practice in the Department of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science at Penn State, will discuss the role the military could play in combating climate change during the TED 2017 conference. Titley will join seven other speakers from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. April 26 for Session 6: Planet, Protection, hosted by Chris Anderson, the owner of TED, a nonprofit organization that provides idea-based talks.